Books & Beyond: A monthly Library news and information publication sponsored by the Friends of the Library

March 2012

Volume 10 Issue 7

Second Saturday

Because I Can Because I Can

Author Janet Oberholtzer talk about her book Because I Can. She share about how she overcame her disability to run in marathons!






Self-Publishing Classes

Aspiring AuthorseBooks

This interactive workshop is designed to help local authors and writers with self-publishing their manuscript as an





All About Authors

Authors All Month Long Diary of a Mad Fat Girl

Meet local and national authors during the month of March at these author programs. There's an author at the library for every kind of reader.







All That Jazz

Foot-Tapping, Soul-SoothingJazz

We are celebrating jazz during March! Attend our Jazz Showcase or any of our concert screenings on Friday afternoons at noon.







Find Peace at the Library

World Peace World Peace

Ready to do something positive in our world?  Attend our peace program series.





People's Choice Art Award

Women in Art Women in the Arts, Inc.

View artwork by local professional female artists from March 8 to April 20. Cast your ballot and
decide the winner!






Opera: Hansel and Gretel

Florida Opera TheatreFlorida Opera Theatre

Opera singers, ages 7-18, will perform excerpts from Hansel and Gretel, The Magic Flute and The Marriage of Figaro.





Small Business... BIG Ideas

Satisfy your customers' hunger

The Daily City

Mark Baratelli, creator of The Food Truck Bazaar, will host a panel of local gourmet food truck owners. Attendees will receive coupons for future food truck bazaars.





Get to Know:
Orange County Parks


Learn about Florida's first original theme parks.







Taking Care of Your Health

Free Health ScreeningsHealth

Take control of your health by attending this event with free screenings for cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, Body Mass Index and vision, along with an assessment of their results.




Calling All Musicians!

Live at the Library Guitar

We need YOUR music in the library!






Book Clubs

Join the club! Book Clubs

Join one of our regular book clubs and meet others with similar interests and tastes.






Featured Database

America's NewspapersFeatured Database

Take a trip into the past to discover how people felt about historic events as they happened!  Read newspaper articles about the collapse of the Berlin Wall or the rise of the PC.  America's Newspapers' articles span from today to more than 30 years of history!